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Giallo a Venezia (1979)

In Venice a detective is on the trail of a killer who commits a double murder (a married couple) then more grisly killings occur. Sex, drugs, gore and perversions are ingredients of this sadistic and sleazy giallo.

Director:

Mario Landi

Writer:

Aldo Serio (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Leonora Fani ... Flavia
Jeff Blynn Jeff Blynn ... Insp. Angelo De Pol
Gianni Dei ... Fabio
Michele Renzullo Michele Renzullo ... Andrea Caron
Eolo Capritti Eolo Capritti ... Maestrin
Vassili Karis Vassili Karis ... Bruno Nielsen (as Vassili Karamesinis)
Giancarlo Del Duca ... Alberto
Mariangela Giordano ... Marzia (as Maria Angela Giordan)
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Storyline

Inspector Angelo De Pol (Jeff Blynn) is assigned to the case of a double murder in Venice, the victims were a married couple. He suspects that a psycho killer in on the loose, however during the investigation the inspector discovers that the husband was a sex maniac and a drug addict. Soon afterwards bloody killings begin to occur. Written by jairhcastillo

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

31 December 1979 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Mystery in Venice See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Production Co:

Elea Cinematografica See more »
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Runtime:

| (uncut)

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the soundtrack is recycled from "Interrabang" (1969), a movie composer Berto Pisano had scored years earlier. Some pieces in this movie can be also heard in "Burial Ground," another movie produced by Gabriele Crisanti and scored by Pisano. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, a man and a woman are having sex and her bare breasts are visible. However, in one facial shot of the man during the same sequence, we can see her reflection in his sunglasses and she is clearly wearing a bra. See more »

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Referenced in Il ritorno del maestro (Return of the Master) (2018) See more »

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Not really a giallo
2 October 2005 | by mvarioSee all my reviews

I just watched Giallo A Venezia First off, it's not a giallo, it's a crime story. It opens with 2 bodies and a bunch of cops and goes from there with the investigation, and it's quite a while before anyone is actually killed. And when it does happen it's not a mystery, as we see the killers face. The story has some twists and turns to it though.

A good part of the film is flash-backs of the the 2 victims doing kinky sex things. Yeah, there's a decent amount of sex in this, probably on par with a typical Jess Franco film, some of it was okay, some a little boring. There's also some pretty gruesome gore stuff late in the film. Otherwise the plot is fairly simple, on par with say a typical 70's cop show.

To recap, I wouldn't say this was all that good... a lot of sex (some simulated, some female masturbation, some kinky stuff), a couple of decent gore killings, and not a giallo.

If you want a giallo with a lot of sex the best I've seen so far would be Slaughter Hotel, or maybe Washing Machine (though that one is kind of a borderline giallo).


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